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Fairfax Selectboard Minutes of 10/22/07

Selectboard Members present: Bill Ormerod, Judy Cleary, Jeff Blake, and Randy DeVine. Staff Members present: Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard, and Don Pigeon, Road Foreman. Public Present: Paul Legassey and Colleen Steen.

1.Call to Order

Bill Ormerod, Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 7:02PM.

2. Minutes

Jeff motioned to accept the minutes from the meeting on October 15, 2007, as written. Judy seconded. All board members voted in favor of accepting the minutes as written.

3. Items on the Agenda

A. Don Pigeon - Reviewed the Winter Operations Plan; Erin will revise it and the board will review it next week.

B. Randy DeVine - Has contacted Endyne Laboratories about sampling the water in Douglas Jones's apartment. Randy will continue to read water meters.

The board reviewed 2 sewer allocation applications each from Gabe Handy and Bill Superneau. Randy motioned to grant 4854 gallons for the 4 applications that are pending. Judy seconded. All board members voted in favor.

C. Paul Legassey, Executive Director of Northwest Access Television - Comcast has begun to make cable television available to Fairfax. Under the current configuration, public access television is available out of Colchester; Paul
has requested that Comcast make public access television available out of St. Albans. Comcast has informed Paul that costly upgrades would have to be made in order for this to happen. Paul will continue to pursue making public access for Fairfax available out of St. Albans instead of Colchester.

4. Public Input

A. Colleen Steen asked the board to verify the amount of municipal water allocations granted for Larry and Barbara Young's proposed subdivision. At this time, the Young's have 9 water and 9 sewer allocations.

5. Other Business

A. The board reviewed a memo from Jason Heyer regarding the Town Garage.

B. Randy met with Bernard Keefe regarding a parcel of land he would like to donate to the Town for use by the Recreation Department.

6. Adjournment

Judy motioned to adjourn the meeting at 9:00PM. Randy seconded. All board members voted in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 9:00PM.

Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard


The above minutes are unapproved , subject to amendment.

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